Tag: backpacking gear

2021 Outdoor Gift Guide

can’t wait to get out there with some of these items? 2021 has been quite the year; I hiked the John Muir Trail, something I’ve wanted to do for over 10 years and was fortunate enough to make it work with my job, no… Continue Reading “2021 Outdoor Gift Guide”

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VENTURE 4TH Ultralight Sleeping Pad Review

Where I Used It The past couple of weekends I had the pleasure of taking a new VENTURE 4TH Ultralight Sleeping Pad to test out on my backpacking trips. Usually on these quick one night backpacking trips I only take my Thermarest Z-Lite pad,… Continue Reading “VENTURE 4TH Ultralight Sleeping Pad Review”

10 Gifts Under $25 for Hikers & Backpackers

Honestly, I was thinking of writing more of an article geared towards just giving an experience as a gift, but decided some of those experiences are well worth it with some of these outdoor gift ideas I have put together.  What is the goal… Continue Reading “10 Gifts Under $25 for Hikers & Backpackers”

My Picks – May 2017

1. REI Co-op Sit Pad > >>that pad you buy in order to not sit on a hard surface on your hike There’s been plenty of times that I have been on backpacking trips and have to either bring out my mattress from the… Continue Reading “My Picks – May 2017”

My Picks – April 2015

MPOWERD Luci Aura Inflatable Solar Lantern >>The light you buy, so that you don’t use your bright headlamp in the tent. #solarlantern I actually bought this before our trip to the Grand Canyon in April in hopes to use it in our dorm room… Continue Reading “My Picks – April 2015”